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Medical News Today: Dementia 'predicted by slow walking speed and memory problems'

In a study of more than 26,000 adults, researchers reveal how those with slow walking speed and memory complaints were twice as likely to develop dementia over the next 12 years.

Research explores why interval walking training is better than continuous walking training

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that training with alternating levels of walking intensity (interval training) could...

Your brain on speed: Walking doesn’t impair thinking, multitasking

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Dalfampridine: Not Just a Walking Aid

DALLAS (MedPage Today) -- Extended-release dalfampridine (Ampyra) is approved for boosting walking speed in multiple sclerosis patients, but its benefits extend to other aspects of physical function, ...

Health Tip: Starting a Walking Program

-- A walking program is a great way to include exercise in your daily routine. But you should always check with your doctor first. The Weight-loss Information Network says a doctor's approval is parti...

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Boys may be especially prone to excess weight gain, the findings indicate. The researchers base their findings on a nationally representative sample of more than 3000 pupils attending 127 schools acro...

Why interval walking training is better than continuous walking training

Training with alternating levels of walking intensity could be better than walking at a constant speed to help manage blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes, research shows. The effects of exercis...

Height 'Almost Completely Determined' by Genetics

The largest genome-wide association study (GWAS) to date, involving more than 300 institutions and more than 250,000 subjects, roughly doubles the number of known gene regions influencing height to mo...

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Does Upper Limb Coordination Predict Walking Speed in Older Adults? A Cross-Sectional Study.

Walking speed is a measure of physical function in older adults. Older adults are sometimes nonambulatory, however, and proxy measures for walking speed may be indicated. Since limb coordination tests...

Influences of Changes in the Level of Support and Walking Speed on the H Reflex of the Soleus Muscle and Circulatory Dynamics on Body Weight-supported Treadmill Training: Investigation in Healthy Adults.

[Purpose] To investigate the therapeutic usefulness of treadmill walking using a body weight support device (BWS), changes in circulatory dynamics and muscle activities with various levels of support ...

The Combined Effects of Body Weight Support and Gait Speed on Gait Related Muscle Activity: A Comparison between Walking in the Lokomat Exoskeleton and Regular Treadmill Walking.

For the development of specialized training protocols for robot assisted gait training, it is important to understand how the use of exoskeletons alters locomotor task demands, and how the nature and ...

Body weight-supported treadmill training vs. overground walking training for persons with chronic stroke: A pilot randomized controlled trial.

Objective:To compare the effects of body weight-supported treadmill training and overground walking training when matched for task and dose (duration/frequency/intensity) on improving walking function...

Perception of Self-Motion and Regulation of Walking Speed in Young-Old Adults.

Whether a reduced perception of self-motion contributes to poor walking speed adaptations in older adults is unknown. In this study, speed discrimination thresholds (perceptual task) and walking speed...

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